These policies apply to all students and employees regardless of their employment classification. All Fort Lewis College community members should expect to be free from sexual harassment or misconduct, including rape, fondling, unwelcome sexual conduct, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
FLC prohibits gender-based discrimination described under the FLC discriminatory harassment prohibitions.
Our Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedure supports our community in resolving complaints either informally, by agreement, or formally through an investigation and hearing process.
Our Supplemental Sexual Misconduct Policy and Grievance Procedures supplements resolutions for incidents the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedure does not cover.
We encourage all who have gone through the Title IX process or those who wish to share their thoughts to provide feedback. You can use the Title IX Feedback form or QR code.
Students may bring an advisor to any and all meetings. Students without an advisor can contact the Title IX Coordinator for one to be provided.
Initial inquiry conducted with complainants
Support measures implemented
Formal complaint signed
A case can become Formal if either party refuses the Informal Process.
Notice of investigation sent
Evidence gathering and interviews
Parties review report and evidence
Live hearing with panel
Decision and sanctions, if responsible
Appeal filed or case closed with supportive measures in place
A case becomes Informal if both parties agree to the Informal Process.
Notice of allegation sent
Dialogue with involved parties
Agreement established and signed
Case closed with agreement and supportive measures in place